New International Version
"About noon as I came near Damascus, suddenly a bright light from heaven flashed around me.
King James Bible
And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and was come nigh unto Damascus about noon, suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass, as I was journeying and drawing near to Damascus, that, about mid-day, there suddenly shone out of heaven a great light round about me.
World English Bible
It happened that, as I made my journey, and came close to Damascus, about noon, suddenly there shone from the sky a great light around me.
Young's Literal Translation
and it came to pass, in my going on and coming nigh to Damascus, about noon, suddenly out of the heaven there shone a great light round about me,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As I made my journey, etc. - See the whole of this account, and all the particular circumstances, considered at large in the notes on Acts 9:1 (note), etc., and the observations at the conclusion of that chapter.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that. It is evident that the apostle considered his extraordinary conversion as a most complete demonstration of the truth of Christianity; and when all the particulars of his education, his previous religious principles, his zeal, his enmity against Christians, and his prospects of secular honours and preferments by persecuting them, are compared with the subsequent part of his life, and the sudden transition from a furious persecutor to a zealous preacher of the gospel, in which he laboured and suffered to the end of his life, and for which he died a martyr, it must convince every candid and impartial person that no rational account can be given of this change, except what he himself assigns; and consequently, if that be true, that Christianity is Divine.
LibraryRome Protects Paul
'And it came to pass, that, when I was come again to Jerusalem, even while I prayed in the Temple, I was in a trance; 18. And saw Him saying unto me, Make haste, and get thee quickly out of Jerusalem: for they will not receive thy testimony concerning Me. 19. And I said, Lord, they know that I imprisoned and beat in every synagogue them that believed on Thee: 20. And when the blood of Thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting unto his death, and kept the raiment of them …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Some Scriptures for Daily Practise.
Baptism, a Divinely Appointed Means of Grace.
As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him.
I fell to the ground and heard a voice say to me, 'Saul! Saul! Why do you persecute me?'
There was a great uproar, and some of the teachers of the law who were Pharisees stood up and argued vigorously. "We find nothing wrong with this man," they said. "What if a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?"
"On one of these journeys I was going to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests.
1 Corinthians 15:8
and last of all he appeared to me also, as to one abnormally born.
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